Vellu Halkosalmi

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Vellu Halkosalmi is a versatile composer and arranger for many front line orchestras, such as the dutch Metropole Orchestra, UMO Jazz Orchestra, WDR Big Band, Brussels Jazz Orchestra, Helsinki and Lahti Symphonies and Lappland Chamber Orchestra among others. As a composer Halkosalmi’s long list of works includes many works for finnish saxophone player Jukka Perko with different ensembles, a 5-piece suite for jazz guitar and chamber orchestra written for Teemu Viinikainen, a ballet “STRiVE!” for Big Band, a miniature opera and many more. He has won the 2nd Esko Linnavalli Big Band compostition contest in 2007, and was a finalist at the Brussels Jazz Orchestra composition competition in 2009. In Finland Halkosalmi is also known for his work in the field of music education.


Works

Title Instrumentation Year Category Duration Available from
007 15 00:00
3:15 am Blues 3 00:00
African Horn 5 00:00
A kind of Blues 5 00:00
At First 5 00:00
Azul-Ferrete 5 00:00
Changes 5 00:00
Cherry Blue 5 00:00
Choro 8 00:00
"Circle of Light" 3 00:00
Crossroads 2015 22:00 Music Finland
Dawn 5 00:00
Dead life 3 00:00
Doctor Swing 5 00:00
East Side 5 00:00
El Toro 5 00:00
Footprints on the snow 5 00:00
For Kaj 2009 5 08:00
Heli 2009 5 05:00
Hornythology 5 00:00
Juuret 3 00:00
Kaikkein vaikeinta 1 00:00
Kaiku 2005 3 06:30
Lauluja sielusta 3 00:00
Mestaritonttu 1 00:00
Moderator Blues 15 00:00
Mystery 3 00:00
November Song 5 00:00
Playground 5 00:00
Q-Notes 15 00:00
Rastas 15 00:00
Reach Out 15 00:00
Release 5 00:00
Rest 15 00:00
Solo Flight 2007 5 00:00
Song for a new day 5 00:00
Soul Survivor 15 00:00
STRiVE! 2012 5 00:00
Taivas ja maa 4 00:00 Music Finland
Tango saunassa 3 00:00
Teerenpeli 3 00:00
Trinity 7 00:00
United 5 00:00
What O'Horn 5 00:00
Yksin 3 00:00